Local Housing Allowance

Meeting: 
MQT on 2009-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2009
Reference: 
2009/3259
Question By: 
Mike Tuffrey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Crisis's Poor Choice campaign has highlighted that Government proposals to reclaim £15 a week from some people on Local Housing Allowance, who negotiate rents lower than the rate of the allowance, could see thousands of the poorest London families up to £780 a year worse off. Will you lobby the Government to reconsider their plans?

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